Jessaca Leinaweaver, Director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, discusses the common practice of Native children being taken by the state throughout the 19th and 20th centuries in an attempt to be assimilated into dominant society.
Postdoctoral Fellow Narges Bajoghli in Al Monitor, "When the news of the chemical attack in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun came in on April 4, Ali texted his close friend Taghi to come over after work."
Political Science professor Jeff Colgan in Foreign Affairs, "Those of us who have not only analyzed globalization and the liberal order but also celebrated them share some responsibility for the rise of populism."
CLACS Director Jessaca Leinaweaver in Garnet News, "The age minimums, maximums, and relative age ranges for adoption internationally convey the idea that there is a 'sweet spot' for the range of age difference between parent and child."
“The Trump administration’s military-first budget will starve diplomacy and domestic programs that are essential for the safety and security of the American public,” notes co-author Catherine Lutz of the Watson Institute’s Costs of War project.
An audio recording of the Taubman Center's panel discussion featuring NPR correspondent Corey Flintoff is available online. The conversation focused on Flintoff's reporting on Putin's Russia and the evolving relationship between Russia and the U.S.
Faculty Fellow Elias Muhanna in The New Yorker, "Aslan, however, moved with facility among conservative Christians and liberal atheists, scattering data points and sound bites as he emerged as one of the most prominent Muslim-Americans in mainstream media."
Director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Jessaca Leinaweaver in Truth-Out, "In the United States, it isn't supposed to matter who your parents are -- that's one of the tenets of the 'American Dream.'"
Watson Institute Faculty Fellow Alex Gourevitch comments on the meaningfulness behind several companies pulling their ads from The O’Reilly Factor, whose host has been accused of inappropriate behaviors that stretch back more than a decade.